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London Design Festival, day 3: Couch surfing

On our third day at LDF, we considered the indispensability of sofas, the prospects of Brazilian mid-century design and a very exclusive bucket East London

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Glider sofa by Ron Arad

The final version of the designer’s sofa for Moroso, launching at Milan Furniture Fair this month, has smooth lines and a soft, plump shape Ron

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Ron Arad: Last Train

For an exhibition at his London studio, Ron Arad has turned a chance observation and an idle pastime into an artwork – or is it

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Ron Arad at Clerkenwell Design Week

Icon met the celebrated designer and architect Ron Arad at CDW 2014 to discuss his 15-year-old Tom Vac chair, clients woes and his approach to

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Win a Tom Vac chair signed by Ron Arad

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED To celebrate 15 years of Ron Arad’s Tom Vac chair, Vitra and Icon are giving one away – signed by

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CDW 2014: Icon meets Ron Arad

Icon meets Ron Arad [iframe width=”630″ height=”400″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/u3p18wPUNf8″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen ] Nicholas Horowitz The design legend on his 15-year-old Tom Vac chair, clients woes and

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Pipe dreams: Battersea Power Station

John Outram’s psychedelic plans for a huge hotel Battersea Power Station, derelict for more than 30 years, has been called a graveyard of architectural visions.

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Icon 130: Unmade

CLICK TO SUBSCRIBE NOW Everyone has their Tatlin tower which, to their frustration, never made it off the drawing board. Ron Arad once suggested an

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122: Future 50

CLICK TO SUBSCRIBE NOW Icon 122: Future 50 For this issue we invited a dozen experts and practitioners to nominate the people they think they

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Zaha Hadid’s Maxxi

Is speed an essential quality of the 21st-century museum? If the architect’s job is to oil the wheels of the culture industry, then perhaps it

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

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Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

ICON 208 : Summer 2022

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto


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RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

The 10th CODAawards will honour extraordinary art commissions in interior, architectural, and public spaces

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

ICON 208 : Summer 2022

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto


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ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality